Category Archives: characters

Volume II: In Search of the Voice

No, not the one on television, the one in my current WIP.  After publishing Destiny Blues earlier this year, I’m knee-deep in the second novel in the series, Legacy Soul.  But I wrote two other novels (and several short stories) … Continue reading

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Name That Name

The more I write, the more I notice names. It’s sounds petty, but picking the right name for major characters can be frustrating.  First of all the name must satisfy the author’s inner sense of rightness.  As writers, we are … Continue reading

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Perceptions

Fiction writers create new worlds and characters; or they give us a new perspective on people and places we think we know.  In my opinion, the best writers give us both.  Whether it’s Robert Jordan and his Seanchan continent of … Continue reading

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